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Boating Injuries in Brevard? Nance Cacciatore Can Help!

April 17, 2024
Boating Injuries in Brevard? Nance Cacciatore Can Help!

As we gear up for the summer season, Brevard County’s waterside communities beckon residents and tourists alike, promising fun-filled days under the sun. Florida’s coasts and rivers are ideal for a variety of water sports including boating, Jet Skiing, and waterskiing. However, the increase in water activities during the summer often correlates with a rise in recreational boating accidents. At Nance Cacciatore, we specialize in handling these complex cases and are here to help if your day on the water turns into a nightmare.

The Risks of Recreational Boating in Brevard County

Increasing Popularity and Associated Dangers

The allure of the open water during Florida’s steamy summer months is hard to resist. Whether it’s a powerboat, Jet Ski, or waterski, the thrill is unparalleled. Yet, these exciting activities come with their risks, particularly when the waters get crowded and alcohol or inexperience play a role. The unfortunate reality is that a great day out can quickly become hazardous, leading to serious accidents and injuries.

Types of Accidents Covered by Nance Cacciatore

At Nance Cacciatore, our expertise spans a wide array of maritime and recreational boating accident cases throughout Brevard County. We have successfully handled collisions involving private vessels, often resulting from operator negligence, and personal watercraft accidents where inexperience or inattention leads to severe mishaps with Jet Skis and Sea-Doos. Our attorneys also manage cases involving rental boats, where issues like inadequate training or maintenance play a role, as well as accidents related to towed water toys such as wakeboards, water skis, and tubes. Additionally, we tackle sensitive cases of drownings and near-drownings, and incidents on charter boats or during scuba diving excursions, where commercial operators fail to uphold safety standards or properly maintain equipment. Each case is approached with comprehensive legal expertise to secure just compensation for our clients.

What Makes Boating Accidents Complicated?

Navigating the legal waters of boating accidents requires expertise in maritime law and an understanding of various liability issues. These incidents often involve multiple parties and complex scenarios that only seasoned attorneys can effectively manage.

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Common Causes of Boating and Jet Ski Accidents

Negligence and recklessness are the primary catalysts behind most boating mishaps on the water, a fact well-understood by the legal team at Nance Cacciatore. Operators often underestimate the power and precision required to navigate these vessels safely. Common issues stem from inexperience with untrained or novice operators who lack a proper understanding of boating regulations and techniques. Distraction also plays a significant role, especially in crowded waterways where attention to the immediate environment is crucial. Furthermore, accidents frequently occur due to excessive speed, where operators exceed safe limits for the prevailing conditions, or intoxication, where alcohol or drugs severely impair an operator’s coordination and judgment. Additionally, failure to adhere to navigational rules, such as right-of-way and speed limits, as well as navigating in adverse conditions like rough waters or bad weather, are also prevalent causes. At Nance Cacciatore, we leverage our extensive legal expertise to identify these acts of negligence or recklessness, establish liability, and ensure our clients receive the compensation and justice they rightfully deserve.

Legal Expertise in Boating Accident Cases

Case Studies and Success Stories

Our firm has been at the forefront of maritime accident litigation, having secured substantial settlements and verdicts for our clients, thanks to our meticulous preparation, aggressive advocacy, and compassionate client care.

Comprehensive Legal Support Offered

We manage all aspects of boating accident claims, including:

Initial Consultations

We start with a free, no-obligation consultation to explore the specifics of your case.

Investigative Work

Our team includes in-house investigators who work to uncover and document the facts.

Expert Witnesses

We utilize top maritime experts to substantiate claims of negligence.

Dealing with Insurers

Our attorneys are skilled in negotiating fair settlements with insurance companies.


When necessary, we are prepared to argue your case in court to secure the compensation you deserve.

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What Victims Can Recover

Understanding Damages

Victims of boating accidents can pursue damages for:

Medical Costs: From emergency care to ongoing treatments and rehabilitation.

Lost Wages: Compensation for time off work and loss of earning potential.

Pain and Suffering: For physical distress and mental anguish following an accident.

Emotional Trauma: Including PTSD and other psychological effects.

Choosing the Right Legal Team

Why Choose Nance Cacciatore?

Choosing the right attorney is crucial. Our firm stands out because of our:

Decades of Experience

Practicing since 1963, we have a profound understanding of maritime and personal injury law.

Record of Success

Our track record includes multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements.

Commitment to Clients

We provide personalized, compassionate service aimed at achieving maximum compensation and justice for our clients.

Transition to Auto Accidents: The Link Between Seasons and Safety

The increase in recreational activities during summer also leads to more traffic on the roads, which can mean a higher number of auto accidents. Much like with boating accidents, our attorneys apply their detailed legal knowledge to assist those injured in auto collisions. This summer, let Nance Cacciatore help you stay safe, whether you’re on the water or on the road.

We are on Your Side

If you or a loved one has been involved in a boating or auto accident in Brevard County, reach out to Nance Cacciatore. Our skilled attorneys are ready to provide you with a free consultation and dedicated legal representation. Remember, whether navigating the waters or the streets, safety is paramount but should the worst happen, we are here to fight for your rights.

Summer is a time for fun, but also a time when accidents happen. Let Nance Cacciatore be your advocate for any personal injury claims. Enjoy the season with peace of mind, knowing that we are on your side.

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